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Workers’ Compensation in Australia: A Complete Guide

Losing your ability to work and generate income, even temporarily, can be an enormous setback. Workers’ compensation schemes are designed to help employees in the case of injury or disease due to their work or work-related factors. This type of insurance could also...

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Business innovation and investment visas

The Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) forms part of the Business Innovation and Investment Program which was introduced to attract entrepreneurs and investors to Australia. If you have business skills, sufficient assets, and wish to...

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Understanding a Commercial Lease

When renting business related property, it is important for both Landlords and Tenants to understand the relationship they are entering into and the rights and obligations that they each have. The document that governs this relationship is usually a Commercial Lease....

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Traps to avoid when buying a property

Buying a home is the biggest investment or financial outlay that most of us will make in a lifetime. It is critical to your financial future that you make well-informed decisions when you purchase a property, whether it be for your own home or an investment. The...

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The Process of Disputing a Will

The loss of a loved one can be a traumatic time, and it could be more emotionally trying if someone in the family feels they haven't been adequately provided for in a will. In some circumstances, you can challenge a will. So when can you successfully challenge a will,...

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What to do if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident

If you have been injured in a motor accident in New South Wales, you may be able to access benefits available under the compulsory third party scheme (CTP scheme). Compulsory third-party insurance (also known as ‘greenslip insurance’) is mandatory for all registered...

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Dealing with deceased estates – Executor duties

After a person dies someone has to look after the assets of that person and pay the person's debts. Although the person is no longer here, his or her affairs must be finalised and the person to finalise the affairs is appointed by the Will of the deceased. Where a...

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Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa (Subclass 870)

The Department of Home Affairs recently introduced the Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa (TSPV). The TSPV provides another alternative for parents to reunite with their children and grandchildren who reside in Australia. It allows parents of Australian citizens,...

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How Do You Claim Compensation for a Work-Related Injury?

If you’ve been injured at work, an experienced lawyer can help you through the complex claims process and provide advice about the benefits you’re entitled to. In this article, we answer some key questions arising from workplace injuries. Claiming compensation for...

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Things to know before buying a property at auction

Buying a property at auction is different from a private sale. You’ll be bidding against other people in public and if you’re the highest bidder, you have to pay the deposit and sign the contract immediately. There’s also no cooling-off period. So you have to be sure...

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